New Retina MacBook Pro On The Way (Rumor)

New Retina MacBook Pro

It looks like Apple could be getting ready to release a new Retina MacBook Pro, as a photo of some pricing and specifications for this new MacBook has appeared online.

The photo, which can be seen below, apparently came from Apple’s Chongqing, China store, and it apparently shows the new Retina MacBook Pro.

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2014 MacBook Air Goes Into Production (Rumor)

2014 MacBook Air

We are expecting Apple launch launch their 2014 MacBook Air range soon, and now according to a recent report, both the new 11 inch model and the 13 inch model have gone into production.

Apple’s manufacturing partner Quanta has apparently already started producing the new 2014 MacBook Air models, and they are expected to launch either in late August or early September.

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Raspberry Pi Model B+ Explained By Raspberry Pi Founder Eben Upton (video)


At the beginning of this week the Raspberry Pi foundation launched a new addition to their range of mini PCs with the launch of the Raspberry Pi Model B+ which brings with it a number of new refinements building on the technology that was implemented in the original Raspberry Pi Model B launched back in 2011.

Eben Upton founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and creator of the iconic Raspberry Pi mini PC has this week released an interview explaining what you can expect from the new hardware as far as enhancements and changes.

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First Acer Chromebox CXI2610 Spotted Before Official Launch

Acer Chromebox CXI2610

It seems that Acer may have inadvertently leaked details of their very first Chromebox system in the form of the new and as yet unannounced Acer Chromebox CXI2610.

Details of the new Acer Chromebox CXI2610 were spotted by Brad Linder from the Liliputing tech site, over on the Acer website, in a brochure of the company’s 2014 business products, which has since been removed.

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Acer Chromebooks Unveiled With Bay Trail And NVIDA Tegra Processing

Acer Chromebooks

Acer has this week unveiled two new Acer Chromebooks they have added to their range in the form of the new Acer C730 and CB5-311 laptops which come supplied running Google’s latest Chrome OS operating system.

The Acer Chromebook CB5-311 is fitted with a NVIDIA’s ARM Cortex-A15 quad-core processor with 192-core graphics, that can be supported by either 2 or 4 GB of RAM and fitted with either 16 or 32 GB of SSD storage.

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Giada D2308U Mini Gaming PC Now Available For $1,099

Giada D2308U

As well as launching their new Giada D2308 mini PC desktop system last month, gamers looking for a new mini gaming rig might be pleased to know that the Giada D2308U s now available to purchase and is priced around $1,099.

The Giada D2308U is fitted with a Intel Core i7-4500U 2C/4T 1.8GHz, Turbo Boost to 3.0GHz, processor supported by 2 x 4GB SO-DIMM DDR3L-1600MHz RAM.

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ICU-Duino Motion Sensor Arduino Shield (video)

Arduino Shield

Makers and developers looking for a motion sensor Arduino Shield, are sure to be interested in this new ICU-Duino which has been created by Patrick Thomas Mitchell based in Ottawa, Canada.

The ICU-Duino motion sensor Arduino Shield has been designed to provide users with a a shield that both detects motion and also uses wireless infra-red communication between an IR remote control and your Arduino board.

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Club3D USB 3.0 to 4K Ultra HD DisplayPort Adapter

USB 3-0 to 4K

If you are looking for a display solution to connect a DisplayPort Adapter for USB 3.0 to 4K to VGA, DVI or HDMI, the newly unveiled he world’s first USB 3.0 to DisplayPort Graphics Club3D adapter might be worth more investigation.

The Club3D CXV-2302 created by dutch manufacturer Club3D is a plug-and-play certified USB 3.0 to DisplayPort 1.2 adapter but unfortunately doesn’t have quite enough power to push 4K Ultra HD at 60 Hz.

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Self Balancing Robot Created Using Arduino Hippo-ADK, Android And Lego NXT (video)

Self Balancing Robot

If you enjoy using the Arduino platform and would like to create your very own self balancing robot, you might be interested in a new device called the Hippo-ADK which is Arduino based and can be used in connection with Lego NXT and and Android device.

The self balancing robot is equipped with two Lego NXT motors and the open source Hippo-ADK board connects to a Android smartphone or tablet to provide extra processing power and functionality.

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ProtoPalette Helps Build Awesome Arduino Projects With Ease (video)

Arduino Projects

Developers and makers interested in creating new Arduino projects, prototypes or teaching others about the Arduino platform, might find the ProtoPalette a useful addition to their equipment.

The ProtoPalette has been designed to be completely portable and fully customisable platform supporting the Arduino programming language, enabling you to quickly construct Ardunio projects and prototypes using a range of sensors.

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Logitraxx Tracked Robot Kit Lets You Learn About FPGAs (video)

Tracked Robot Kit

Makers and hobbyists that enjoys building robotic kit, might enjoy this new Logitraxx tracked robot kit that has been created by Shane Lewis and has just launched over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website looking to raise $42,000.

The Logitraxx has been designed to provide users with a highly configurable tracked robot kit that has been built around the Xilinx Spartan 6 FPGA. Check out the video after the jump to learn more about this robotic kit.

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Raspberry Pi Next Generation Mini PC Possibly Launching In 2017


With the unveiling of the new Raspberry Pi model B+ earlier this week, which builds on the technology used in the previous version launched back in 2012 rather than being a next generation device.

Raspberry Pi Project founder Eben Upton, has been asked by the team over at the Raspi Today website, a question on many peoples mind. When will a new more powerful next generation Raspberry Pi mini PC be launched?

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